Linked Header

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Home Damaged By Fire on Rothesay Road

2 people displaced after a fire at 1602 Rothesay Road.

The blaze occurred at the 3-storey single family home around 7 o'clock last night and the house suffered heavy damage.

Fire officials say no one was home at the time and a passerby phoned the fire department.

The fire department indicates the fire was mostly likely caused by an electrical problem.

Saint John Kiwanis Club Receives Huge Honour

The Saint John Board of Trade giving the Saint John Kiwanis club huge recognition.

They have honoured the club with the Big Heart Award, which recognizes those who make the community a better place to live.

Club President Rick Northrup tells CHSJ News one of their major projects every year is to provide orthodontics for 6 to 8 youths.

The 30 member group also supports juvenile diabetes projects and does leadership training in high schools.

Canadian Cook Takes Healthy Approach

Canadian cookbook author Anne Lindsay has compiled her most popular recipes in new collection.Lighthearted At Home continues her long partnership with the Heart And Stroke Foundation.

She tells CHSJ News the world of food has changed a lot in the 25 years she has been doing this.

She adds when she started there was no such things as light sour cream or light mayonaise and there is a better selection of fresh fruit and vegetables.To make your family recipe healthier, go to

Harper Says SJ Businesspeople Want Focus on Economy

While announcing the removal of the tolls on the Harbour Bridge, Prime Minister Harper also took the opportunity to talk about his government's record on the economy.

Harper says Canada was affected the least by the financial meltdown and is emerging the strongest of any of the industrialized countries with the creation of more jobs than were lost during the recession.

He adds he heard loud and clear from Saint John businesspeople that the economy should remain his government's number one priority.

Tolls on Harbour Bridge Still Expected to Increase

Don't expect a break from the pending increase in tolls on the Harbour Bridge just because a deal has been reached that will see the tolls scrapped by the end of March.

Premier David Alward says the required legislation won't be changed before the toll increase:

 Alward doesn't expect everything to come together to remove the tolls before the March 31st target date.

Point LePreau is Premier's Top Priority

Premier Alward says his top priority is to ensure the upgrade at Point Lepreau is finished safely and as quickly as possible.Alward met privately with Prime Minister Harper late Friday afternoon here in the port city -- and -- the Premier says Atomic Energy Canada Limited is stepping up its efforts to complete the reactor overhaul:

The premier says Harper asked for an update on the project which is over budget and behind schedule -- meantime -- the Prime Minister says A-E-C-L will meet its contractual obligations on the project -- the province wants the federal government to cover the cost overruns.

Premier Alward Discusses Meeting With Prime Minister Harper